Between Parkland & SantaFe shootings a high school Government class collaborated with themediaspot to create this piece on gun control in the USA. Students mashed up images, stats, music, video, interviews & original music & poems to share their POV in a town hall screening with city school safety officials. (more…)
Each 5th-grade student in Ms. Averill’s class at PS 32 in The Bronx wrote poems using a graphic organizer with prompts to answer the question, Why not Equality? They worked with TMS a few days before moving on to middle school to film and edit this mash-up PSA video using each students’ favorite line to show their families and community at the end-of-year award ceremony. (more…)
Library Media Specialist, Kyra Wolfe has been working with TMS on K-8 media literacy integration since as far back as 2010. She activated her own media literacy by co-directing the following video productions. (more…)
TMS collaborated with the administration at Bronx Delta School on a series of videos, an updated logo, and a new website to spread the word about what the new administration in the Throgs Neck area of the Bronx has been developing. (more…)
The TMS Scope & Sequence template is intended to support K-12 schools exploring innovative approaches to integrating digital media tools and concepts into pedagogy and content through customized interdisciplinary curricula. (more…)
4th and 5th graders from PS 32 in the Bronx filmed as they harvested with the Commish of NY State Department of Agriculture, then worked with TMS to make this video. It is the latest in a series of student productions documenting the growth of their garden, composting and sustainability programs.
To guide K-12 technology and media literacy integration, we suggest using a simple target profile of a student who is empowered with adaptable and flexible modern literacy skills and working backward from that objective when designing any use of media in teaching and learning. (more…)